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Zimbabwean Woman Wins Top Writing Prize for Tale of Starving Children
Society & Culture  (tags: Woman, Hitting Budapest, Top writing prize, Starving childrentv )

- 2903 days ago -
Zimbabwean NoViolet Bulawayo has won the Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story "Hitting Budapest."
Society & Culture  (tags: FBI, crimes, violence, woman, update, legalisation, rape )

- 2917 days ago -
The FBI's Union Crime Report (UCR) definition of rape is "the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly against her will." This description, which hasn't been updated since 1929, excludes oral or anal rape, partner rape, rape with an object, statutory rape,
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, cirmes, violence, woman, rights, protection, FBI )

- 2932 days ago -
Each year, the FBI fails to count hundreds of thousands of rapes in its Uniform Crime Report (UCR)--even missing many of the tens of thousands of rapes that are reported to police. That's because for over 80 years, the FBI has been using the same
MA State Rep. Fattman Says Rape Survivors Should Fear Reporting Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, reporting rape, crime, woman, fattman, rape survivors, crimes )

- 2933 days ago -
Newsflash: Massachusetts State Rep. Ryan Fattman believes that rape and abuse survivors ought to be afraid to report their assault, assuming they are undocumented. No really. We hear a lot of justifications for the flawed "Secure Communities" program,
ACTION ALERT: Demand Workplace Equality for Australian Women ! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: society, workplace, australian government, woman, equality )

- 3011 days ago -
Women have made huge strides in the century since the first International Woman's Day. But more than 100 years later, women have still not achieved full equality -- especially in the workplace.
75-Year-Old Woman Raped and Killed in Chandigarh
Society & Culture  (tags: Woman, Rape, Chandigarh, Crime, Death, Punishment )

- 3090 days ago -
In a shocking and gruesome incident, a 75-year-old woman was raped and killed at her residence in Chandigarh. She was the mother-in-law of Punjab's advocate general Rupinder Khosla.
Society & Culture  (tags: asia bibi, sentenced to death, cruelty, woman, religious beliefs, freedom, welfare )

- 3143 days ago -
We, the undersigned, express our grave concern at the lack of religious tolerance for minorities in Pakistan, especially protesting the sentencing of ASIA BIBI on November 7th 2010 to death by hanging for expressing her faith.
What About My Human Rights, Asks Woman Beaten Unconscious By Asylum-Seeker Ex-Lover Freed By Immigration Judge
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, woman, beaten, immigration judge, Britain, legal )

- 3214 days ago -
A dangerous criminal who has no legal right to be in Britain has gone on the run after a judge ruled that to detain him would violate his human rights.
ACTION ALERT: Tell Facebook to Send a Message That It Doesn't Tolerate Violence Against Women
Society & Culture  (tags: woman, promoting violence, protection, facebook )

- 3411 days ago -
Facebook, the popular social media networking website, is filled with groups and fan pages that promote violence against women. Groups like "Let's kill all crazy women" and pages such as "Hitting Women" not only are offensive, but they clearly violate
ACTION ALERT: Protect Yourself and Others From Breast Cancer!!
Society & Culture  (tags: woman, welfare, health, screenings, breast cancer )

- 3477 days ago -
Women have been getting a lot of mixed messages about breast cancer screening. Health care professionals acknowledge the importance of early detection, but now studies are showing that women need not be tested between ages 40 and 50. So what's the right
ACTION ALERT: Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence in Canada!
Society & Culture  (tags: woman, children, crimes, violence, domestic violence, canada, protection laws, legalisation )

- 3514 days ago -
The first step in breaking the cycle of violence is to break the silence. Domestic violence is absent from the political agenda, and we are demanding leadership and action on violence against women and children. November is Women Abuse Prevention
The Dilemma for Young Women
Society & Culture  (tags: woman, women, dilemma, career, education, job, college, university, family, children, child )

- 4093 days ago -
The dilemma that young professional women have when choosing education and a career versus starting a family early in life.
World's 'Oldest' Person in Israel - Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: israel, muslim, woman, old, oldest, family, grandmother )

- 4145 days ago -
With an arm wrapped round her great- great-granddaughter, Mariam Amash bathes the latest addition to her family. She offers Islamic blessings for the week-old baby - a traditional Arabic custom.
Grandmother Dies After Brutal Backyard Bashing - Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: australia, victoria, elderly, woman, burglar, death, murder, robberyviolence )

- 4160 days ago -
AN elderly Melbourne woman has died in hospital after being brutally bashed by an intruder in an attack she kept secret for nine days, fearing another attack. Grandmother Josephine Cesnick, 76, was pottering about in the backyard of her home in Templewood
Remains of Adult And Fetus Found Marine Charged
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, sadness, fetus, crime, death, woman )

- 4182 days ago -
JACKSONVILLE, NC (Jan 12, 2008) --CNN-- The remains of an adult and fetus were found Saturday in a shallow grave. Authorites have issued an arrest warrant for Cpl. Ceasar Armando Laurean.

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